MVP Business of Parts Management

03/05/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn - Oklahoma City, OK)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/06/2019 - 03/07/2019   (Chicago BDC - Naperville, IL)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/12/2019 - 03/13/2019   (Holiday Inn Express Kingston - Lake Katrine, NY)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/12/2019 - 03/13/2019   (Minneapolis BDC - Edina, MN)


MVP Green Belt

03/19/2019 - 03/21/2019   (Philadalphia Marriott West - Conshocken, PA)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/19/2019 - 03/20/2019   (Atlanta BDC - Smyrna, GA)


MVP Fundamentals of Estimating

03/19/2019   (Houston BDC - Houston, TX)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/20/2019 - 03/21/2019   (Houston BDC - Houston, TX)


MVP Fundamentals of Estimating

03/26/2019   (Colors Edge - Winston Salem, NC)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/26/2019 - 03/27/2019   (Baton Rouge Community College - Baton Rouge, LA)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/26/2019 - 03/27/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

03/27/2019 - 03/28/2019   (Colors Edge - Winston Salem, NC)


MVP Green Belt

04/01/2019 - 04/04/2019   (Hilton Carlsbad Beach - Carlsbad, CA)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Refinish Area Optimization

04/02/2019   (Check Collision Center - Mattapoisett, MA)

-key performance indicators of the paint shop -common problems that affect production and how to solve them -how the quick changeover approach can increase production -proven strategies to drive improvement


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

04/02/2019 - 04/03/2019   (River City Casino - St. Louis, MO)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

04/09/2019 - 04/10/2019   (Pittsburgh BDC - Allison Park, PA)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

04/09/2019 - 04/10/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn - Oklahoma City, OK)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

04/09/2019 - 04/10/2019   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)


MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

04/17/2019 - 04/18/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

04/17/2019 - 04/18/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Business of Parts Management

04/23/2019   (Colors Edge - Winston Salem, NC)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

04/23/2019 - 04/24/2019   (Sagles Automotive Paints - Columbus, OH)


MVP Business of Parts Management

04/23/2019   (RIT Inn & Conference Center - Henrietta, NY)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

05/07/2019   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)


MVP Paint Shop Throughput

05/07/2019   (Los Angeles BDC - Ontario, CA)

Quick Changeover is a critical component of Lean Manufacturing and is a foundation for gaining critical capacity to meet customer demand and grow operations. This seminar will focus on applying quick changeover techniques and principles to the refinish area within collision repair, more specifically, to optimize booth cycles for any shop faced with the need to gain capacity and throughput when being held back by the current cycle time of their booths.

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MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

05/08/2019   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)


MVP Business of Parts Management

05/08/2019   (Los Angeles BDC - Ontario, CA)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Refinish Area Optimization

05/14/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)

-key performance indicators of the paint shop -common problems that affect production and how to solve them -how the quick changeover approach can increase production -proven strategies to drive improvement


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

05/14/2019 - 05/15/2019   (San Francisco BDC - Concord, CA)


MVP Business of Parts Management

05/15/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Fundamentals of Estimating

05/15/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City - Sandy, UT)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

05/16/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City - Sandy, UT)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

05/21/2019 - 05/22/2019   (DoubleTree by Hilton - Grand Junction, CO)


MVP Business in the 21st Century

05/21/2019 - 05/22/2019   (Sagles Automotive Paints - Columbus, OH)

This course takes a hard look at the state of the industry and provides owners/managers with full array of proven tools, information and advice on how to position their collision repair business for success. Get the tools and training needed to maintain a competitive advantage in the 21st century.

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MVP Business in the 21st Century

05/21/2019 - 05/22/2019   (Sagles Automotive Paints - Columbus, OH)

This course takes a hard look at the state of the industry and provides owners/managers with full array of proven tools, information and advice on how to position their collision repair business for success. Get the tools and training needed to maintain a competitive advantage in the 21st century.

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MVP Green Belt

05/21/2019 - 05/23/2019   (Pittsburgh BDC - Allison Park, PA)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Fundamentals of Estimating

06/11/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

06/12/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)


MVP Business of Parts Management

07/09/2019   (Peppermill Resort Spa Casino - Reno, NV)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


MVP Paint Shop Throughput

07/10/2019   (Peppermill Resort Spa Casino - Reno, NV)

Quick Changeover is a critical component of Lean Manufacturing and is a foundation for gaining critical capacity to meet customer demand and grow operations. This seminar will focus on applying quick changeover techniques and principles to the refinish area within collision repair, more specifically, to optimize booth cycles for any shop faced with the need to gain capacity and throughput when being held back by the current cycle time of their booths.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

08/06/2019 - 08/07/2019   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

08/06/2019 - 08/07/2019   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

08/13/2019 - 08/14/2019   (Atlanta BDC - Smyrna, GA)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

08/13/2019 - 08/14/2019   (Atlanta BDC - Smyrna, GA)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Accelerated Sales & Marketing Systems

09/10/2019 - 09/11/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)

If you desire to accelerate your sales and marketing efforts, this action packed 2-day program is a must! Today’s fast-paced marketplace demands a focused sales and marketing approach that is both innovative and practical. This course will help participants drive a marketing-focused vision and culture throughout the entire organization. If developing systems and tools to provide consistent sales to your door is important, this course is for you.

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MVP Green Belt

09/16/2019 - 09/19/2019   (TBD Eagan - Eagan, MN)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

09/17/2019 - 09/18/2019   (San Francisco BDC - Concord, CA)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

09/17/2019 - 09/18/2019   (San Francisco BDC - Concord, CA)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

09/24/2019   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)


MVP Refinish Area Optimization

09/24/2019   (Atlanta BDC - Smyrna, GA)

-key performance indicators of the paint shop -common problems that affect production and how to solve them -how the quick changeover approach can increase production -proven strategies to drive improvement


MVP Financial Fundamentals for Collision Success

09/25/2019   (Atlanta BDC - Smyrna, GA)


MVP Refinish Area Optimization

09/26/2019   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)

-key performance indicators of the paint shop -common problems that affect production and how to solve them -how the quick changeover approach can increase production -proven strategies to drive improvement


MVP Green Belt

10/15/2019 - 10/17/2019   (TBD Ontario - Ontario, CA)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

10/22/2019 - 10/23/2019   (Orlando BDC - Kissimmee, FL)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

10/22/2019 - 10/23/2019   (Hilton Garden Inn DFW - Grapevine, TX)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

11/05/2019 - 11/06/2019   (San Francisco BDC - Concord, CA)


MVP Advanced Estimating 2019

11/19/2019 - 11/20/2019   (Atlanta BDC - Smyrna, GA)


MVP Green Belt

12/03/2019 - 12/05/2019   (TownPlace Suites - Wareham, MA)

Green Belt Training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of Lean Six Sigma tailored for collision repair.

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